Average Salary for Citibank Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Citibank hires for positions ranging from Personal Banker to Financial Analyst in the financial services. Citibank employees bring home $79K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Citibank employees is what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and geography play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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Compliance VPs are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $126K per year; VPs of Information Technology, Program Project Managers, and VPs of Operations also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $122K, $106K, and $96K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Citibank are Personal Bankers — the median salary for this role approaches about $44K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $59K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $89K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $94K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $106K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; New York, N.Y. (approximately $99K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($94K), and Tampa, Fla. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Buffalo, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Citibank pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is about $93K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $110K per year for Chartered Financial Analysts; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $104K annually for accredited CompTIA Security+ Experts. The best paid folks at Citibank have an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), earning around $199K per year.


Employees who count Regulatory Compliance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $100K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only a quarter of workers at Citibank enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in five workers can take sick leave. Citibank sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. At Citibank, a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Citibank


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57 %
$40,377 - $96,119
$45,261 - $117,535

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
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5-9 years
10-19 years
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